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Hysteria in Urbana-Champaign · 13 June 2006

Filed under: Illinois

By Matthew J. Franck--National Review Online--06/13/06

At the webzine Inside Higher Education, a professor of English at the University of Illinois has gone into palpitations over the recent Supreme Court ruling in Garcetti v. Ceballos. In that case, the Court ruled on May 30 that a Los Angeles deputy D.A. was not shielded by the First Amendment from being fired for what he said and wrote about the business of the office in his official capacity on the job. Pretty simple, right? When you're on the job, even in the public sector, you answer to your superiors for what you say in the course of your duties.

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A Horowitz "Safe Zone"? · 14 May 2006

Filed under: Illinois, Press Coverage

By Barney Keller--Chicago Maroon--05/15/06

Well known conservative pundit David Horowitz came to speak on campus Tuesday and was everything that I hoped he would be.

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Horowitz Lectures on Conservatism at U. Chicago · 14 May 2006

Filed under: Illinois, Press Coverage

By Sarah Hetherington--Chicago Maroon--05/12/06

A crowd of nearly 300 filled Kent 107 on Tuesday to hear well known conservative David Horowitz's views on race relations on campus in a lecture sponsored by the College Republicans and Young America's Foundation.

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Horowitz Calls for Neutrality in Classes · 05 May 2005

Filed under: Illinois, Press Coverage

By Derek Thompson--Daily Northwestern--05/06/05

At a lively and often rowdy event, conservative pundit David Horowitz defended his contentious Academic Bill of Rights on the grounds of restoring integrity to American education.

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A Left-Wing Witch-Hunt on Campus · 01 May 2005

Filed under: Illinois, Press Coverage

By Cathy Young--Boston Globe--05/02/05

The notion of left-wing political bias in the universities is widely pooh-poohed on the left as so much right-wing propaganda -- a smokescreen for an attempt to push a conservative agenda on college campuses.

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Controversial Article has Teacher of the Year in Hot Water · 27 April 2005

Filed under: Illinois, Press Coverage

By Caleb Hale--The Southern Illinoisan--04/27/05

CARBONDALE - Southern Illinois University Carbondale history Professor Jonathan Bean isn't comfortable speaking candidly until the heavy yellow door to his Faner Hall office fully closes.

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Academic Witch-Hunt · 26 April 2005

Filed under: Illinois, Press Coverage

By Thomas Ryan--FrontPageMag.com--04/27/05

SIU faculty thought police lynch Prof. Jonathan Bean for citing Frontpagemag.com.

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The Myths of Faculty "Diversity" · 25 April 2004

Filed under: Illinois, Reports

By Jonathan Bean--The Illinois Leader

I strongly protest the Illinois Board of Higher Education's campaign to promote faculty "diversity," which it falsely equates with skin color or national origin.

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